The Ice Age in North America and Its Bearing upon the Antiquity of Man.
Wright, G. Frederick.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1891. Third edition. Good octavo hardcover in brown decorated binding with illustrations and gilt lettering without dust jacket. Wear and rubbing to the edges of the boards with bumping to the head and heel of the spine with a few slight tears in the same areas. Bumping to the corners of the panels with heavy bump to the lower corner of the front panel. Scuffing and some staining to the covers. Bookplate on the front pastedown endpaper. Name of the previous owner on the front free endpaper in ink and a little bit of writing on the rear free endpaper. Page edges are a little browned and slightly foxed. Stainmarks on the fore-edges of the pages. Some light underlining and notes in pencil (red and blue). 648 pages with illustrations, maps, footnotes, 3 appendices (1. probable causes of glaciation, 2. Chalmers on galciation of Eastern Canada, 3. supplementary notes), and index. A nice old work of geology on the coming of the glaciers during the Pleistocene era. (Item ID: 12845)